Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.

Centuries of Cretan Herbs

By Nancy Allison

Learn about the history behind the herbs of Crete.

Centuries of Cretan Herbs: The Beautiful Landscape of Crete

By Nancy Allison

Experience Crete as if you were there right now...

Gardening Tips: Build a Three-Level Planter

By Maureen Heffernan

This three-tiered planter is a great way to grow an abundance of herbs in a small space.

The Benefits of Natural Swimming Pools

By Michael Littlewood

Converting a conventional swimming pool to a natural one is easier than you would think – and infinitely rewarding.


Small Green Roofs: Ancaya Garden Shed

By Nigel Dunnett, Dusty Gedge, John Little and Edmund C. Snodgrass

This small green roof on a garden shed in Raleigh, North Carolina, demonstrates how green roofs reduce stormwater runoff, aid in natural cooling and attract native birds and pollinators.

"Be Mine" With An Herbal Valentine: The History of Valentine's Day

By The Herb Companion Staff

Learn how this magical day of love began.

Organic Gardening Basics: Organic Pest and Weed Control

By Barbara Pleasant and Cheryl Long

Our gardening experts’ best tips will arm you with the knowledge you need to win the war on garden pests and weeds, no chemicals needed.

Outdoor Living Design Tips from Jamie Durie

By Natural Home & Garden Staff

Designer Jamie Durie shares his tips for building the perfect outdoor room.